Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicOm Prakash Rajbhar

Topic: Om Prakash Rajbhar

Why OP Rajbhar’s alliance with SP could prove significant to poll outcome in eastern UP

Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party chief Om Prakash Rajbhar last week announced the alliance with the Samajwadi Party for the 2022 UP polls, saying this would ‘wipe out the BJP’.

SBSP chief Rajbhar hints at renewing alliance with BJP for UP polls, but conditions apply

At a press conference Friday, Om Prakash Rajbhar listed several conditions, including prohibition of liquor, which will induce him to form an alliance with the BJP.

The man from UP who can take away BJP’s OBC votes. He’s not from Congress, SP, or BSP

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Om Prakash Rajbhar in talks with AAP, TMC to form front to counter BJP ahead of UP polls

The Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP), headed by Rajbhar, had contested 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in alliance with the BJP but later parted ways.

Suheldev museum, tourist circuit, medical college — BJP’s Rajbhar ‘project’ to woo UP community

PM Modi virtually laid the foundation stone for museum and tourist circuit in honour of Maharaja Suheldev this week. Rajbhars claim they’re descended from him.

Jat farmers in 18 UP districts have ‘left’ BJP, claims ex-ally Om Prakash Rajbhar

The SBSP chief and ex-UP minister said BJP has now turned its focus towards eastern UP, which has sizable Rajbhar voters, because it is eyeing the panchayat and assembly elections.

Owaisi visits UP after Bihar success, teams up with BJP’s ex-ally SBSP for 2022 polls

Asaduddin Owaisi meets Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party chief O.P. Rajbhar, joins Bhagidari Sankalp Morcha — a proposed anti-BJP alliance in UP.

Why Yogi Adityanath sacked UP ally and minister Om Prakash Rajbhar

Om Prakash Rajbhar’s SBSP and BJP had been at loggerheads in UP for months. The last straw was when Rajbhar asked his supporters at a rally to thrash BJP workers.

CM Adityanath writes to Governor seeking sacking of Rajbhar, SBSP leaders from cabinet

SBSP chief Om Prakash Rajbhar & his fellow party members are under fire for criticising the BJP.

BJP ally Om Prakash Rajbhar resigns from Yogi Adityanath’s UP government

Om Prakash Rajbhar, chief of the Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party, resigned alleging that the BJP was misusing his party's name and flag during campaigns.

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‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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